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, kathy. it's because of her i'm here today and here at the city university. i sworn after i left maryland having left rutgers i would not go back to the university again. i'm glad i have broken that promise to myself and here. it's a pleasure to be on the podium again. we met in the '70s what we were both regarded as a radical scholar. some might not think that anymore. francis and i were asked by james mcgreger burns to be the co-chair of the american political science invention program. we came up with a program that even i think jim burns was a little alarmed by. he in fact put in to action. i have known francis since then. she has remained an honest and authentic voice of progressivism and radicalism with a deep interest with those they have shown -- the homeless and the poor. not how they can be helped but how they find ways to help themselves through the movement and work that they do. it's a pleasure to have her perspective this afternoon in responding to these comments. i'm very pleasured to jackie davis, the chairman of the -- and rachel and members of the executive committee the
across america, cities and towns, homes and businesses all depend upon one basic resource. modern civilization and life itself would be impossible without it. woman: okay, so today, we're going to look at how do we get our water? narrator: and today, it's a matter of simply turning on the tap. so often, we forget about the value of water. water is a commodity that is essential to life. 100 years ago, it would have been hard to imagine turning on the tap water. and now, it's an expectation. narrator: over 300 million people live in the united states. and each person uses an average of 100 gallons of water every day. man: what it takes to actually make clean water is somewhat a mystery to most customers. woman: so how does water get from the river into your house, or here at school? woman: somebody has to bring that water to us, and somebody has to take it away when we're finished with it. man: the water infrastructure is vital for disease protection, fire protection, basic sanitation, economic development, and for our quality of life. man: you just can't visualize all the assets th
systems are actually paying for it. narrator: cities and municipalities across the united states are now facing this funding gap, between projected revenue and projected expenses, as they strive to maintain water quality and meet demand. new york is the most densely populated city in the u.s. and over 40 million tourists visit the city every year. the 1.3 billion gallons of water required every day are delivered by a system of extraordinary scale and complex engineering. man: water is essential to the economic viability of new york city. reliable infrastructure and reliable delivery of water is a must. you have to reinvest in the infrastructure every single minute to keep it current. hurwitz: we have the stock exchange, we have the united nations -- failure can have a dramatic impact on the nation, and even internationally. so there's a really keen awareness that you always have to be fixing the system. things corrode, they rust. they get to where you turn them on and nothing happens. but it is so totally used in every nook and cranny, that making any accommodation to shut it down, to do
're facing? >>> and how one major city wants to put those old phone booths back to work. and how hi-tech can make a big city run smoother. "on the money" begins right now. >> here's a look at what's making news as we head into a new week on the money. the feds spoke, the markets shoot. the federal reserve releasing minutes this week, it's considering a slowdown of the bond buying plm before it hits the target of 6.5% unemployment. members were concerned about the possibility of inflation and of expanding its balance sheet even further. the markets did not like that at all. index is having one of the worst days of the year on wednesday. the markets rebounded later in the week. office depot and officemax will be walking down the merger aisle. announcing an all-stock merger to create a company worth one and a quarter billion dollars. they will close underperforming stores. some important companies are still reporting earnings. dell beat analyst expectations as it hewlett-packard and walmart. aig came in ahead as well. gas prices are at a four-month high. trilel a reporting national prices have
for film and television, produced in new york. this week, the city announced expanding it to technology and digital companies. what's the strategy? >> well, we've seen over the past several years the tech community in new york city has grown and our tech sector has arrived. what's amazing is we have over 900 tech companies here in new york city that are 75% or more developed in the five boroughs. over 120,000 people with working in the sector. we thought it's important the world is aware of this. we launched we are made in new york. it's a one-stop shop for all the programs and resources that you need to participate in the new tech ecosystem and crucially, find a job. >> talk about this boom in the technology sector. what does it mean in terms of economic impact? certainly, the local impact has to be very strong. >> absolutely. one of the hallmark ps of the bloomberg administration has been to diversify the economy. we have so many industries here that are so powerful. media, fashion, finance and real estate. a lot of these are driving the business models of the tech sector, so it makes
] from new york city the former chancellor of the washington, d.c. public school system recounts her career and present your thoughts on education reform. this event is about 45 minutes. >>> thank you during much for joining us.laus i know you've had a couple of busy days, jon stewart thise mog morning and we're delighted to have our friend here from c-spah covering this event that manyg t people across the united states can really benefit from a lot ob what michelle has to say. say. just to kickstart this evening, how did you come up with a up fascinating and interesting book "r book, "radical," and where did r this come from? the >> i think the genesis of the ne name is an interesting one ing that when i first got to d.c., rst it was the lowest performing and mostpe dysfunctional school district in the nation and that was a pretty widely known truth. so i started doing things that i thought for obvious to me by started closing work reform and schools and moving out in the affected employees, cutting the central office board of bureaucracy in half and as i was taking the measures pe
,000 laborers in hong kong live like this and even to have the city lives and publicly subsidized rent are still more than they are here in new york city. i am struggling with a lot of facts in that story. tha>> that looks very familiar. >> in new york they tell you it has character and really high ceilings, so it has that. melissa: i cannot even make that up. >> it is layers. levels. melissa: on that note, thanks to both of you. are you working on her oscar predictions for next year? >> i will wait and see what is nominated first. why did he have to touch it at all? melissa: that is all the "money" we have for you, we will see you back here tomorrow. gerri: tonight on "the willis report." congress and the president detached from reality. why aren't they tackling the real issues like record high gas prices. also, presidents radical new plan for schools. >> you have to look at the research very closely to know what works in pre-k. education and what doesn't work. gerri: one of the countries leading educators is here tonight. a routine checkup causing startling the numbers on the cost of health ca
. the first thing i ever did politically was in 1993, lead a tax revolt, pensacola city hall tried to raise taxes by 65%. and they tried -- if we don't raise taxes 65%, this was right after the clinton tax increases and the state. and i was saying this is going to be devastating for our economic development. well, the city -- every city councilman got up there and councilwoman saying we don't get 65% tax increase, the firefighters aren't going to be able to come and rescue your little doggy from the tree. when your children are going to walk down streets that aren't going to be -- and they went on and on, tumbleweeds are going to be rolling -- guess what? we killed the tax increase. you know what happened? they gave their 11 city managers a 35% pay raise the next week. how many times -- why do i bring that up? it ain't just pensacola. every time americans hear politicians on any level saying, you know, we've got to spend more money, or else the world comes to an end. they just don't believe it anymore. >> i have a list of the national horrors that are going to occur when sequestration takes
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, sunny morning here in new york city with a big crowd gathered, signs in hand, waving to the people back home. and we thank them for stopping by. i'm matt lauer along with savannah guthrie. >> good morning, everyone. >>> we've got al and meredith out in los angeles. they had quite the night last night. didn't you guys? >> we absolutely did. we're having a great time out here. we had a great time last night. i got to take in the glitz and glamour on the red carpet. coming up, who made oscars best dressed list and in one of the least expensive ever dresses make it? i'll also show you what happened when i hit the after parties. >> okay. then what is it like to be a 9-year-old and have to deal with the hoopla and pressure of hollywood's biggest night? we're with quvenzhane wallis. >> nobody makes the puppy purse like little quvenzhane wallis. >> you have to be 9, though. >> you could do it. >>> let's check the headlines with natalie. >>> will not take part in the conclave to choose the successor to pope benedict. he resigned this morning after being accused of inappropriate conduct. >>> pope
of the southeast. right now in new york city, 34 degrees. a chilly morning here. >>gretchen: maria, thanks for that update. u.s. state department stepping in to help find a california couple missing in peru. jamie kneel and her boyfriend were on a bike trek through south america. they were reportedly last seen on january 26 getting on a bus in peru. neil's co-workers set up a reward fund for information about the couple's whereabouts. >> upsetting. you know, i'm worried about both of them. my greatest hope is they return on schedule unharmed. >> a security message was posted warning american tourists about kidnapping threats near that town. local police are searching for clues about the couple. >>brian: dramatic security video of new york city fire fighters taking down a suspect who attacked his wife with a meat cleaver. the fire fighters heard the couple screaming at each other and saw the man dragging his wife down the street. they ran to help the woman. as the man pulled out the cleaver and started hitting his wife, it took three fire fighters to tackle him to the ground. other fire fig
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that the man known as giplanning to cook young women in new york city. it's gross, start to finish. opening statements start in a couple of hours. this guy is a former new york city police officer. he's plead not guilty. sunny, start here, he's going off online on all these crazy fantasies about rape and cannibalism but he didn't do it, so where does it become illegal if you're fantasizing? sdwloou >> you know, it's a difficult case. it's a federal case. a type of case i would have handled when i was a federal prosecutor. but i have to tell you, i think they have an uphill battle. there are so many fetish sites out there, there are so many people that have these really weird sexual proclivities but they don't go any further. and there's a lot 6 of research that's been put into it to show they don't typically go further. he's also been charged with using the police -- law enforcement database to get addresses for women. i think that's probably a slam dunk for the prosecution. >> darren, he's not only been charged with that -- >> the kidnapping piece makes me uncomfortable. >> he compiled an
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